6 Steps to avoid liability for nurses


Attention for all the nurses, these are few steps you can use to save your job and to save yourself from liability cases or situation.

Practice within the scope of state laws and nurse practice act


Collaborate with colleagues to determine the best course of action


Use established practice standards to guide decisions and actions

Always put the client’s rights and welfare first

Develop effective interpersonal relationships with clients and families

Accurately and thoroughly document all assessment data, treatments, interventions, and evaluations of the client’s response to care.


I hope, it will help us in somehow.

Source: Videback (2008). Psychiatric-mental health nursing. Lippincott’s : USA

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